|History and Biodata
1. Former Head of the Independent Directorate of Kuchi Koochi Affairs (IDKA):
Agha Daud Shah Niazi (20080407),
Mahmood Mahmud Khan Sulemankehl Sulaimankhel Sulaimankhil (20100216 - 20101022),
Ezatullah Ahmadzai ? (20101125),
The Ministry of Frontiers and Tribal Affairs (MFTA) holds the institutional mandate over the Kuchi, and in 2006, established the Independent Directorate of Kuchi (IDK).
The estimated 2-3 million Kuchis (nomads) - predominately Pashtuns - have traditionally moved all over the country with their camels, sheep, goats and donkeys in search of greener pastures. At the start of spring they normally flock into the central provinces. This more and more creates problems with settlers in the grazing areas, which occupied the land in the last 20 years.